Category Archives: Burgundy

2014 Beaujolais wines from Georges Descombes

French-Swedish wine dealer Caviste once again showed a fresh batch of wines from Georges Descombes in Beaujolais, this time 2014s. I’ve missed out on most of Caviste’s release tastings in the first half of 2016, so it was good to be back at one of … Continue reading

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Beaune premier cru tasting

In December I put together a tasting on the theme red Beaune premier cru. The reason I chose this theme is that the Beaune wines hasn’t suffered as steep price increases as Burgundies from many other well-established areas of the … Continue reading

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2014 Chablis from Patrick Piuze

In December I tasted some wines from Chablis producer Patrick Puize at the French-Swedish online merchant Caviste. Piuze’s wines are typical Chablis in style with a lot of mineral, some smoke and a firm palate. Nevertheless, these wines go just a little bit in … Continue reading

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Corton-Charlemagne from Bonneau du Martray

In October I tasted four vintages of the Corton-Charlemagne from Bonneau du Martray (2013: 92+/93(+), 2001: 93-94(+), 1998: 92, and 1985: 94) ahead of the Swedish importer Tryffelsvinet’s annual release. Since I participated in the tasting as a representative of BKWine, the tasting … Continue reading

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DRC Montrachet 2008

In the end of May I attended a phenomenal wine tasting dinner where I finally got to taste a truly iconic and rare wine wine, Montrachet from the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. We tasted the 2008 vintage, which also is an excellent vintage … Continue reading

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Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, the 2012 vintage

In June, the Swedish importer Vinunic again arranged a tasting of the current vintage from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, which meant the 2012 vintage. DRC, as they are commonly known, is a well-known Burgundy producer that is widely considered to … Continue reading

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Burgundies from Le Grappin

French-Swedish niche importer Caviste put on a tasting of some red and white Burgundies from Le Grappin, a recently established winery run by an Australian, Andrew Nielsen. I also tasted wines from this producer chez Caviste in August last year. A somewhat … Continue reading

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